Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008

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Eurovision Song Contest 2008
Country Estonia
National selection
Selection processEurolaul 2008
Selection date(s)February 2, 2008
Selected entrantKreisiraadio
Selected song"Leto svet"
Finals performance
Semi-final resultFailed to qualify (18th, 8 points)
Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest
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The Eurovision Song Contest 2008 was Estonia's 14th appearance in the competition.

Estonia competed in the first semi-final on May 20, 2008. The song was not among the ten songs selected for the final, the fifth consecutive year in which Estonia did not feature in the final.

Eurolaul 2008[edit]

The Estonian national final Eurolaul was held on February 2, 2008. ERR invited six songwriters, one of them withdrew. Five other songs were chosen by contest.

First round

Draw Artist Song Songwriter(s) Televote Place
1 Kreisiraadio "Leto svet" Priit Pajusaar, Glen Pilvre, Kreisiraadio 31,429 1
2 SKA Faktor "Real Big Money" Taavi Otsus 1,444 6
3 Rolf Junior "One on One" Vahur Valgmaa 2,660 4
4 Taavi Peterson "Question Man" Rein Rannap, Karl-Martin Sinijärv 837 9
5 Kristjan Kasearu & Paradise Crew "Üksinduses" Madis Muul, Kristjan Kasearu 1,189 7
6 Birgit Õigemeel "365 Days" Pearu Paulus, Alar Kotkas, Ilmar Laisaar, Jana Hallas 6,699 3
7 Luisa Värk & Traffic "It's Never Too Late" Imre Sooäär, Riina Kindlam 866 8
8 Supernova "Stefani" Rainer Michelson, Hendrik Sal-Saller 646 10
9 Iiris Vesik "Ice-cold Story" Riine Pajusaar 16,682 2
10 Margus Vaher & Luisa Värk "God Inside Your Soul" Elmar Liitmaa, Liis Lass 2,399 5

Second round

Draw Artist Song Televote Place
1 Kreisiraadio "Leto svet" 52,518 (54%) 1
6 Birgit Õigemeel "365 Days" 12,990 (13%) 3
9 Iiris Vesik "Ice-cold Story" 30,963 (32%) 2

Commentators and spokespersons[edit]

At Eurovision[edit]

Points awarded by Estonia[edit]

Points Awarded to Estonia (Semi-Final 1)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Estonia: Sahlene to be ETV's spokeperson". esctoday.com. Archived from the original on October 18, 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-09.

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